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Ida Enos Adame

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Ida Enos Adame, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retired house maid, died at home. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Albert Antonio, daughter Josette Abraham, sister Helen Puou, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Kaloko Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 73-4202 Mamalahoa Highway, Kalaoa, Hawaii. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Annette Mahealani Newhouse

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

June 9, 2014
Annette Mahealani “Nyckee” Newhouse, 82, of Kailua, a homemaker and an Air Force Veteran, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John D., sons John D. and Craig S., daughter Stacy M., six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pamela Louise Ambrose

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Pamela Louise “Mama Pam” Ambrose, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a caregiver, died at home. She was born in Barry, Vt. She is survived by companion Alton Tavares, son Curtis Tavares, daughter Hi’iaka and brother Donald. Celebration of life Saturday in Kona. For more information, call 415-509-4480. Condolences may be sent to 626 Bush St. #504, San Francisco, CA 94108.

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Wilhelmina Malekakapuaviae Paiva

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

May 28, 2014
Wilhelmina Malekakapuaviae Paiva, 73, of Kapolei, a meat wrapper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George P. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ray Leon Bluemel

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
Ray Leon Bluemel, 85, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Ellen, daughters Debra Moore and Laura Godmere, brother Tom, sisters Laurine Kafton and Carol Murphy, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.

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Stephen Lowell Reynolds

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

June 14, 2014
Stephen Lowell Reynolds, 65, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a Navy veteran who served in Vietnam and a Kona Community Hospital radiological technologist, died. He was born in San Bernardino, Calif. He is survived by wife Lynne; daughter Kathleen Raynor; brothers Robert, Dan, John, Dennis; sister Mary Ellen Smith; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday at St. Jude Episcopal Church, Ocean View, Hawaii. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Legacy of Life Hawai’i, 405 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Alfredo Acapuyan Bugarin

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Alfredo Acapuyan Bugarin, 82, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jovita A.; son Winfield Agonoy; daughter Gemma Agonoy; and sisters Jacinta B. Coloma, Margarita Bugarin and Esterlina B. Viloria. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo St., Honolulu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lloyd Calvin Simmons

Posted On June 19th, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
Lloyd Calvin Simmons, 89, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a boiler operator and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Fort Arthur, Texas. He is survived by wife Liwayway, son Ronald, daughter Jenny Lee Metrick, brother Richard Tompkins and sister Betty Lou Smith. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Leilani Community Center, 13-3441 Moku St., Pahoa. Services: 3 p.m. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Ernest Moniz Jr.

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Ernest Moniz Jr., 65, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired battalion fire chief and electrical contractor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jo Anne T., son Desmond, daughter Jennifer, brothers John and Stacy, sister Antonia and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

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Yutaka Nakamura

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Yutaka Nakamura, 87, of Aiea, a retired Public Works Center employee at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Frances M., sons Gregg T. and Mark T., hanai daughter Dawna R. Butala, brother Tatsuo and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Aiea United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St., Aiea. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Raymond Riyoso Nosaka

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 14, 2014
Raymond Riyoso Nosaka, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Internal Revenue Service agent and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Akiko, son Jonathan R., daughters Patti R. Osebold and Ann N. Kabasawa, sister Teruko Akizuki, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2-5 p.m. Friday at the 100th Infantry Battalion Clubhouse, 520 Kamoku St.; parking available at Ala Wai Elementary School. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Martha Cabasag Pajente

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 14, 2014
Martha Cabasag Pajente, 71, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Stephen; son Shawn; daughters Stacey M. Cunningham and Stefanie Pajente-Ramirez; brothers Vernon and Larry Cabasag; sisters Lena Calivo, Rose Bolos and Margie Buier; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. June 25 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Yutaka Shimabukuro

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 3, 2014
Yutaka Shimabukuro, 88, of Honolulu, a retired carpet installer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Hisae, son Mark, daughters Lynne Sasaki and Irene Keoho, brother Glenn, sisters Jane Sakamoto and Sueno Sakamaki, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 5156 Kalanianaole Highway. Services: 4 p.m.

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Russell Thomas Szabo

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Russell Thomas “Rusty” Szabo, 50, of Kula, Maui, died. He was born in Parma, Ohio. He is survived by mother Karen Suchy and stepfather Stephen Suchy. Services: 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charles Paul Kukilakila Thurston Jr.

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 8, 2014
Charles Paul Kukilakila “Chapo” Thurston Jr., 58, of Kailua, a Thurston Pacific Inc. vice president, died. He was born in Greenville, S.C. He is survived by wife Kathleen “Kathy,” daughters Tiffany T. Liftee-Kau and Tatum Beckett, mother Muriel, brothers Paul “Diggy” and Lawson, sister Linda T. Hoomalu and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 7 a.m. Monday at Kailua Beach; meet near Lanikai Boat Ramp. Aloha attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Dawn Tilman

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Dawn Tilman, 77, of Orchidland Estates, Hawaii, formerly of Los Angeles, an attorney in California and for the federal government, and retired administrative judge for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, died in Hilo. She was born in Las Vegas. She is survived by husband William T. Elston; sons Paul C. Scott and William C. Elston; daughters Ellen Crane, Bonnie Scott and Stephanie and Brynn Elston; brothers Rick, Tim and Paul; sister Kathleen; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Paul S. Tokumaru

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 14, 2014
Paul S. Tokumaru, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency linotype operator and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in 15 Craigside. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann, sons Glenn and Dan, daughter Gay Tokumaru-Bessen, sisters Ida Fukushima and Alice Oda, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eleanor Medeiros Cox

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Eleanor Medeiros Cox, 97, of Omao, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Omao. She is survived by daughters Cookie Thomas, Clara Leasau and Puanani Holt; sister Evelyn Cabral; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa, Kauai. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Koloa Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Pauline Ma Haamoa Uluave

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 9, 2014
Pauline Ma Haamoa Uluave, 82, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by son Kalaponi; daughters Kalolaine Palu, Iunisi Taueli and Lolenisia Kaitapu; brothers Inoke S. and Mahe T. Tuai; sisters Mafi Filiai, Manu T. Tuipulotu, Tapaita Pinomi and Mele L. Mahe; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5-11 p.m. Friday at Kihei Lutheran Church. Additional visitation: 7-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Michael Derks

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 5, 2014
Michael Derks, 55, of Lahaina, an engineering department employee at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, died at home. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by father Bob, brother Kelly and sister Sharon Ferguson. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts, Kapalua. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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John Maligi Uta

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
John Maligi Uta, 71, of Honolulu, owner of J and S Auto Repairs, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Manono, Western Samoa. He is survived by sons Joe L., Ernest M., Pegi M. Jr. and Herman; daughters Brendalynn M. Uta, Maryann Jackson and Fiamaua Taaga; sisters Mona Alaga and Lise Fuamatu; 27 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Theresa Ann Hapka

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 5, 2014
Theresa Ann Hapka, 92, of Kailua, a retired accounts analyst at Fort DeRussy, died in Kailua. She was born in Argyle, Minn. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jon Brent Yoshida

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

May 13, 2014
Jon Brent Yoshida, 37, of Pearl City, a Hawaii Stevedores employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn, sons Dylan and Matthew, daughters Brooke and Cara, parents Terrance and Charlene, and brother Tyler. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jemellee Marie Koki

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

May 20, 2014
Jemellee Marie “Jem” Koki, 48, of Mililani, a teacher at Nanakuli and Wheeler elementary schools, died in Mililani. She was born in Pensacola, Fla. She is survived by husband Wayne S., parents Narciso and Angelita Descallar, and brothers Jay C. and Jerwin C. Descallar. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Nancy Natsuko Lile

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

May 21, 2014
Nancy Natsuko Lile, 88, of Waipahu, a Kapiolani Coffee Shop retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William W. Jr. and Eric W.; daughter Cynthia A. Denmark; sisters Bernice S. Koga, Ruth S. Kino, Sumiko S. Sakamoto and Jean Y. Fukuki; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers.

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Mary Veronica Mauliola

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

May 31, 2014
Mary Veronica “Kats” Mauliola, 81, of Kailua, a retired restaurant manager, died in Kailua. She was born in Binghamton, N.Y. She is survived by husband George; sons Robert, David and Paul Katagiri; daughters Linda and Lori Ann Katagiri, and Elizabeth Mauliola-Leoiki; brother Robert Somborski; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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James Mark Miyashiro

Posted On June 18th, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
James Mark Miyashiro, 47, of Honolulu, a Hy’s Steak House waiter and self-employed event coordinator and stage manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by father Mitsuo and sister Jean Miyashiro-Saipaia. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Barbara Hagino Fukumoto

Posted On June 17th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Barbara Hagino Fukumoto, 87, of Kaneohe, a bookkeeper, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son John M.; daughters Joy F. Murakami and Jodi H. and Joan H. Fukumoto; brothers Wayne and Roy Kurosawa; and sisters Phyllis Komori, Lorraine Nanbu and Jeannie Muranaka. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jessie Pang Lum

Posted On June 17th, 2014 -

May 30, 2014
Jessie Pang Lum, 99, of Rocklin, Calif., a business owner, died in Roseville, Calif. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Thomas, daughters Aileen Bell and Marian Bayham, stepdaughter Lucille Au, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Shirley R. Gaston

Posted On June 17th, 2014 -

June 1, 2014
Shirley R. Gaston, 59, of Hilo, a Hawaiian Linen laundry employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Bradley; brothers Arnold and Kenneth; sisters Jane Keohuloa, Suzanne Tomlinson, Mildred Melanson and Marie Torkelson; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Private urn committal. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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